UNSTARRED QUESTION NO:3019 ANSWERED ON:22.03.2005 AWARDING OF PADMASHREE AND PADMVIBHUSHAN AWARDS Jagannath Dr. M.;Singh Shri Mohan
Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:
(a) the names of the persons who have been conferred upon with award of Padmashree and Padmvibhushan during the last three years and thereafter;
(b) the names of the persons who have surrendered or declined to accept the award;
(c) the reasons which forced the recipients of the award to surrender the award after acceptance;
(d) whether the Government has any proposal to merge the three variants of Padma awards to give honour to more persons; and
(e) if so, the details thereof? Answer
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS (SHRI MANIKRAO HODLYA GAVIT)
(a): The details of recipients of Padma Awards during the last three years are given in the statement at Annexure-I.
(b) & (c): The names of persons who declined the awards on personal prediliection/conviction, during the last three years, are given in the statement at Annexure-II.
(d): No Sir.
(e): Does not arise.
DETAILS OF RECIPIENTS OF PADMA AWARDS DURING THE LAST THREE YEARS.
Sl.No. Name of the awardee Award conferred
1 Dr. Chakravarthi Rangarajan Padma Vibhushan 2 Dr.(Smt.) Gangubai Hangal Padma Vibhushan 3 Pandit Kishan Maharaj Padma Vibhushan 4 Smt. Kishori Amonkar Padma Vibhushan 5 Shri Soli Jehangir Sorabjee Padma Vibhushan 6 Shri Bellur Krishnamachar Sundara Raja Iyengar Padma Bhushan 7 Shri Chandrakant Gulabrao Borde Padma Bhushan 8 Shri Faquir Chand Kohli Padma Bhushan 9 Shri Frank Pallone Padma Bhushan 10 Shri Gary Ackerman Padma Bhushan 11 Shri Guri Ivanovich Marchuk Padma Bhushan 12 Shri Habib Ahmed Khan Tanvir Padma Bhushan 13 Major Hari Pal Singh Ahluwalia Padma Bhushan 14 Shri Henning Holck Larsen Padma Bhushan 15 Shri Ismail Merchant Padma Bhushan 16 Shri Jagat Singh Mehta Padma Bhushan 17 Shri Kattassery Joseph Yesudas Padma Bhushan 18 Shri Kottayan Katankot Venugopal Padma Bhushan 19 Shri Maharajakrishna Rasgotra Padma Bhushan 20 Shri Mario De Miranda Padma Bhushan 21 Prof. Natesan Rangabashyam Padma Bhushan 22 Shri Nirmal Verma Padma Bhushan 23 Dr. Prabha Atre Padma Bhushan 24 Shri Pravinchandra Varjivan Gandhi Padma Bhushan 25 Shri Ramanujam Varatharaja Perumal Padma Bhushan 26 Smt. Sobha Gurtu Padma Bhushan 27 Prof. Sushantha Kumar Bhattacharya Padma Bhushan 28 Prof. Vangalampalayam Chellappagounder Kulandaiswamy Padma Bhushan 29 Shri Yevgeni Petrovich Chelyshev Padma Bhushan 30 Shri Zakir Hussain Padma Bhushan 31 Smt. Manorama Padma Shri 32 Ustad Abdul Latif Khan Padma Shri 33 Prof. Amitav Malik Padma Shri 34 Dr. Anand Swarup Arya Padma Shri 35 Dr. Apathukatha Sivathanu Pillai Padma Shri 36 Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala Padma Shri 37 Dr. Ashok Ramchandra Kelkar Padma Shri 38 Dr. Atluri Sriman Narayana Padma Shri 39 Dr. Byrana Nagappa Suresh Padma Shri 40 Dr. Chaitanyamoy Ganguly Padma Shri 42 Ms. Darshana Navnitlal Jhaveri Padma Shri 42 Ms. Diana Fram Edulji Padma Shri 43 Shri Dimitris C. Velissaropoulos Padma Shri 44 Prof. Dorairajan Balasubramanian Padma Shri 45 Dr. Duvvur Nageshwar Reddy Padma Shri 46 Shri Fazal Mohammad Padma Shri 47 Shri Gopal Chhotray Padma Shri 48 Shri Govind Nihalani Padma Shri 49 Dr. Gullapalli Nageswara Rao Padma Shri 50 Shri Gyan Chand Jain Padma Shri 51 Dr. Harsh Mahajan Padma Shri 52 Dr. Harshel Sawi Luaia Padma Shri 53 Shri Hirebettu Sadananda Kamath Padma Shri 54 Dr. Idupunganti Venkata Subba Rao Padma Shri 55 Shri Jaspal Rana Padma Shri 56 Dr. Kamaljit Singh Paul Padma Shri 57 Dr. Karimpat Mathangi Ramakrishnan Padma Shri 58 Shri Katuru Narayana Padma Shri 59 Dr. Kim Yang Shik Padma Shri 60 Dr. Kiran Martin Padma Shri 61 Ms. Kiran Segal Padma Shri 62 Dr. Kota Harinarayana Padma Shri 63 Shri Madhu Mangesh Karnik Padma Shri 64 Shri Mani Ratnam Padma Shri 65 Smt. Mani Krishnaswami Padma Shri 66 Dr. Munirathna Anandakrishnan Padma Shri 67 Shri Muzaffer Hussain Padma Shri 68 Prof. Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan Padma Shri 69 Shri Navaneetham Padmanabha Seshadri Padma Shri 70 Smt. Norma Alvares Padma Shri 71 Prof. Padmanabhan Balaram Padma Shri 72 Shri Phillips Talbot Padma Shri 73 Dr. Pradeep Kumar Chowbey Padma Shri 74 Dr. Prahlad Kumar Sethi Padma Shri 75 Dr. Prakash Murlidhar Amte Padma Shri 76 Dr. Prakash Nanalal Kothari Padma Shri 77 Smt. Prema Narendra Purao Padma Shri 78 Smt. Pushpa Bhuyan Padma Shri 79 Smt. Raj Begum Padma Shri 80 Shri Rajan Devadas Padma Shri 81 Prof. Ramanath Cowsik Padma Shri 82 Mrs. Saroja Vaidyanathan Padma Shri 83 Dr. Satish Chandra Rai Padma Shri 84 Dr. Sivananda Rajaram Padma Shri 85 Dr. Suresh Hariram Advani Padma Shri 86 Shri Taro Nakayama Padma Shri 87 Shri Thettagudi Hariharasarama Vinayakram Padma Shri 88 Dr. Turlapaty Kutumba Rao Padma Shri 89 Shri Veettikat Kunduthodiyil Madhvan Kutty Padma Shri 90 Prof. Vijay Kumar Dada Padma Shri 91 Dr. Vikram Marwaha Padma Shri 92 Shri Virendra Kumar Sharma Padma Shri 93 Shri Viresh Pratap Chaudhry Padma Shri 94 Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Padma Shri 95 Shri Wannakuwattawaduge Don Amardeva Padma Shri
1 Shri Bal Ram Nanda Padma Vibhushan 2 Vaid Bhrihaspati Dev Triguna Padma Vibhushan 3 Shri Kazi Lhendup Dorji Kangsarpa Padma Vibhushan 4 Smt. Sonal Mansingh Padma Vibhushan 5 Smt. Swapnasundari Padma Bhushan 6 Shri Ammannur Madhava Chakyar Padma Bhushan 7 Dr. Arcot Ramachandran Padma Bhushan 8 Prof. Bagicha Singh Minhas Padma Bhushan 9 Shri Balasubramania Rajam Iyer Padma Bhushan 10 Shri Coluthur Gopalan Padma Bhushan 11 Shri Hari Shankar Singhania Padma Bhushan 12 Shri Herbert Fischer Padma Bhushan 13 Dr. Herbert Alexandrovich Yefremov Padma Bhushan 14 Shri Jagjit Singh Padma Bhushan 15 Shri Jamshyd Naoroji Godrej Padma Bhushan 16 Dr. Kantilal Hastimal Sancheti Padma Bhushan 17 Shri Madurai Narayanan Krishnan Padma Bhushan 18 Shri Narayanan Srinivasan Padma Bhushan 19 Shri Naseeruddin Shah Padma Bhushan 20 Shri Ottupulakkal Velukkuty Vijayan Padma Bhushan 21 Dr.(Kumari) Padma Subrahmanyam Padma Bhushan 22 Shri Parasaran Kesava Iyengar Padma Bhushan 23 Shri Prabhu Dayal Chawla Padma Bhushan 24 Shri Puliyur Subramaniam Narayanaswamy Padma Bhushan 25 Dr. Purshotam Lal Padma Bhushan 26 Prof. Rajinder Kumar Padma Bhushan 27 Shri Ram Badan Singh Padma Bhushan 28 Dr. Ramesh Kumar Padma Bhushan 29 Dr. Shri Krishna Joshi Padma Bhushan 30 Dr. Sitakant Mahapatra Padma Bhushan 31 Shri Subhas Mukhopadhyay Padma Bhushan 32 Smt. Teejan Bai Padma Bhushan 33 Shri Thaliyadiparambil Vittappa Ramachandra Shenoy Padma Bhushan 34 Shri Tiruvalangadu Vembu Iyer Sankaranarayanan Padma Bhushan 35 Shri Trichur Vaidyanatha Ramachandran Padma Bhushan 36 Shri Umayalpuram Kasiviswanatha Sivaraman Padma Bhushan 37 Shri Nokdenlemba Padma Shri 38 Shri Aamir Khan Padma Shri 39 Dr. Ashok Seth Padma Shri 40 Prof. Asok Kumar Barua Padma Shri 41 Shri Baburao Govindrao Shirke Padma Shri 42 Dr. Chawngthu Lalhmingliana Padma Shri 43 Shri Danny Denzongpa Padma Shri 44 Dr. Francis Dore Padma Shri 45 Prof. Gopal Chandra Mitra Padma Shri 46 Shri Gopal Purushottam Phadke Padma Shri 47 Dr. Gyan Chandra Mishra Padma Shri 48 Prof Jagdev Singh Guleria Padma Shri 49 Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi Padma Shri 50 Shri Jahnu Barua Padma Shri 51 Dr. Jai Bhagwan Chowdhury Padma Shri 52 Dr. Jai Pal Mittal Padma Shri 53 Ms. Jyotirmoyee Sikdar Padma Shri 54 Shri Kanhaya Lal Pokhriyal Padma Shri 55 Shri Kishorebhai Ratilal Zaveri Padma Shri 56 Smt. Kshetrimayum Ongbi Thouranisabi Devi Padma Shri 57 Shri Mahendra Singh Sodha Padma Shri 58 Ms. Malavika Sarukkai Padma Shri 59 Shri Manthiram Natarajan Padma Shri 60 Shri Manzoor Ahtesham Padma Shri 61 Dr. Motilal Jotwani Padma Shri 62 Shri Nagarajan Vedachalam Padma Shri 63 Shri Nalli Kuppuswami Chettiar Padma Shri 64 Shri Nandanoori Mukesh Kumar Padma Shri 65 Prof. Narayna Panicker Kochupillai Padma Shri 66 Dr. Neelakanta Ramakrishna Madhava Menon Padma Shri 67 Shri Nemichandra Jain Padma Shri 68 Shri Om Prakash Jain Padma Shri 69 Shri Pratapsinh Ganapatrao Jadhav Padma Shri 70 Dr. Pritam Singh Padma Shri 71 Dr. Rajagopalan Krishnan Vaidian Padma Shri 72 Smt. Rakhee Gulzar Padma Shri 73 Prof. Ram Gopal Bajaj Padma Shri 74 Shri Ramasamy Vairamuthu Padma Shri 75 Ms. Ranjana Gauhar Padma Shri 76 Prof.(Smt.) Rita Ganguly Padma Shri 77 Shri Sadashiv Vasantrao Gorakshkar Padma Shri 78 Dr. Sarvagya Singh Katiyar Padma Shri 79 Pandit Satish Chintaman Vyas Padma Shri 80 Ustad Shafaat Ahmed Khan Padma Shri 81 Shri Shailendra Nath Shrivastava Padma Shri 82 Shri Shivram Baburao Bhoje Padma Shri 83 Shri Srinivas Venkataraghavan Padma Shri 84 Smt. Sukumari Sathyabhama Padma Shri 85 Shri Sundaram Ramakrishnan Padma Shri 86 Shri Tekkatte Narayan Shanbhag Padma Shri 87 Shri Thoguluva Meenakshi Iyengar Sounderarajan Padma Shri 88 Shri Vadiraj Raghavendra Katti Padma Shri 89 Smt. Verna Elizabeth Watre Ingty Padma Shri 90 Dr. Vijay Prakash Singh Padma Shri 91 Dr. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad Padma Shri 2004
1 Ms. Amrita Pritam Padma Vibhushan 2 Prof. Jayant Vishnu Narlikar Padma Vibhushan 3 Justice (Retd) Sh.Manepalli Narayana Rao Venkatachaliah Padma Vibhushan 4 Shri Gulzar Padma Bhushan 5 Smt. Alarmel Valli Padma Bhushan 6 Dr. (Lt.Gen) Bijoy Nandan Shahi Padma Bhushan 7 Just. (Rtd.) Chandrashekhar Shankar Dharmadhikari Padma Bhushan 8 Dr. (Prof.) Chennamaneni Hanumantha Rao Padma Bhushan 9 Prof. Gopi Chand Narang Padma Bhushan 10 Prof. Govindarajan Padmanaban Padma Bhushan 11 Late Shri Komal Kothari Padma Bhushan 12 Dr. Krishna Srinivas Padma Bhushan 13 Shri Madhav Vittal Kamath Padma Bhushan 14 Shri Madurai Thirumalai Nambi Seshagopalan Padma Bhushan 15 Dr. Smt. N. Rajam Padma Bhushan 16 Smt. Poornima Arvind Pakvasa Padma Bhushan 17 Prof. Sardara Singh Johl Padma Bhushan 18 Shri Soumitra Chatterjee Padma Bhushan 19 Shri Thoppil Varghese Antony Padma Bhushan 20 Shri Tiruvengadam Lakshman Sankar Padma Bhushan 21 Shri Vishnu Prabhakar Padma Bhushan 22 Shri Yoshiro Mori Padma Bhushan 23 Shri A. Hariharan Padma Shri 24 Prof. Anil Kumar Gupta Padma Shri 25 Smt. Anju Bobby George Padma Shri 26 Shri Anupam Kher Padma Shri 27 Dr. Arun Trimbak Dabke Padma Shri 28 Dr. Ashwin Balachand Mehta Padma Shri 29 Prof. Asifa Zamani Padma Shri 30 Shri Aubakir Dastanuly Nilibayev Padma Shri 31 Shri Bal Gangadhar Samant Padma Shri 32 Shri Batchu Lutchmiah Srinivasa Murthy Padma Shri 33 Pandit Bhajan Sopori Padma Shri 34 Shri Bharathi Rajaa Padma Shri 35 Smt. Bharati Shivaji Padma Shri 36 Dr.(Smt.) Dalip Kaur Tiwana Padma Shri 37 Pt. Damodar Keshav Datar Padma Shri 38 Dr. Devi Prasad Shetty Padma Shri 39 Shri Dilip Kumar Tirkey Padma Shri 40 Ms. Flora Isabel MacDonald Padma Shri 41 Dr. Gopal Prasad Sinha Padma Shri 42 Smt. Gowri Ishwaran Padma Shri 43 Smt. Gurmayum Anita Devi Padma Shri 44 Prof. Hamlet Bareh Ngapkynta Padma Shri 45 Shri Haridwaramangalam A. Kumarvel Palanivel Padma Shri 46 Prof.(Dr.) Heinrich Freiherr Von Stietencron Padma Shri 47 Shri Heisnam Kanhailal Padma Shri 48 Ms. K. M. Beenamol Padma Shri 49 Shri Kadri Gopalnath Padma Shri 50 Shri Kanhaiya Lal Sethia Padma Shri 51 Shri Kantibhai Baldevbhai Patel Padma Shri 52 Guru Keezhpadam Kumaran Nair Padma Shri 53 Prof. Kesava Paniker Ayyappa Paniker Padma Shri 54 Shri Krishn Kanhai Padma Shri 55 Dr. Kudli Nanjuda Ghanpathi Shankara Padma Shri 56 Dr. Kumarpal Desai Padma Shri 57 Dr. Lalji Sigh Padma Shri 58 Shri Leeladhar Jagoodi Padma Shri 59 Shri Maguni Charan Das Padma Shri 60 Prof. Mamannamana Vijayan Padma Shri 61 Shri Manoranjan Das Padma Shri 62 Kumari Meher Jehangir Banaji Padma Shri 63 Shri Morup Namgial Padma Shri 64 Shri Nalini Ranjan Mohanty Padma Shri 65 Shri Nampally Divakar Padma Shri 66 Shri Neyyattinkara Vasudevan Padma Shri 67 Shri P. Parameswaran Padma Shri 68 Ms. Premlata Puri Padma Shri 69 Prof. Prithvi Nath Kaula Padma Shri 70 Shri Purshottam Das Jalota Padma Shri 71 Smt. Queenie Rynjah Padma Shri 72 Shri Rahul Dravid Padma Shri 73 Prof. (Dr.) Rajan Saxena Padma Shri 74 Prof. Rajpal Singh Sirohi Padma Shri 75 Dr. Ramesh Chandra Shah Padma Shri 76 Yogacharya Sadashiv Prahlad Nimbalkar Padma Shri 77 Dr. Samuel Paul Padma Shri 78 Shri Satish Kumar Kaura Padma Shri 79 Dr. Sharad Moreshwar Hardikar Padma Shri 80 Smt. Sharayu Daftary Padma Shri 81 Dr. Shyam Narain Panday Padma Shri 82 Dr. Siddhartha Mehta Padma Shri 83 Smt. Sikkil Natesan Neela Padma Shri 84 Smt. Sikkil Venkatraman Kunjumani Padma Shri 85 Shri Sourav Ganguly Padma Shri 86 Dr. Subhash Chand Manchanda Padma Shri 87 Smt. Sudha Raghunathan Padma Shri 88 Shri Sudhir Tailang Padma Shri 89 Prof.(Smt.) Sunita Jain Padma Shri 90 Pandit Surinder Singh Padma Shri 91 Dr. Surinder Kumar Sama Padma Shri 92 Dr. Syed Shah Mohammed Hussaini Padma Shri 93 Dr.(Smt.) Tatyana Yakovlevna Elizarenkova Padma Shri 94 Dr. Tumkur Seetharamiah Prahlad Padma Shri 95 Guru Shri Veernala Jayaram Rao Padma Shri 96 Dr. Vishweshwaraiah Prakash Padma Shri
LIST OF PERSONS WHO DECLINED TO RECEIVE AWARDS DURING THE LAST THREE YEARS
YEAR Name of person Name of award
2002 Ms. Sitara Devi Padma Bhushan Smt. Indira Goswami Padma Shri Shri Chandra Prasad Saikia Padma Shri Shri Dipchand Savraj Gardi Padma Shri Shri Keshubh Mahindra Padma Bhushan
2003 Shri Sidh Raj Dhada Padma Bhushan Shri Dattopant Bapu Rao Thengadi Padma Bhushan